Wajdi Kharrat specializes in risk management. He regularly advises corporations to improve performance, manage risk, and meet compliance by taking advantage of technology, and also assists law firms to respond to their clients’ technical and business issues.
Wajdi's particular experience is in managing complex regulatory and data challenges, including GDPR readiness and remediation programs and data breaches. He has also worked in a large range of industries including finances, pharmaceutical, luxury, telecom and entertainments. He is able to lead abroad range of data related programs while enabling sustained transformation, gaining executive approval and designing pragmatic solutions.
For over 17 years, Wajdi has undertaken numerous assignments covering internal audit & control improvement, project management, regulatory compliance, risk management, fraud risk analytics, anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism, data management & analytics, information systems audit & cybersecurity, business and IT transformation and due-diligence.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Wajdi held management positions in global audit and advisory firms including Protiviti, EY and PwC. He has also gained significant corporate experience within the Internal Audit Head Office of an international insurance group.
Wajdi holds a Master of Science degree in Business Administration and an Engineer’s degree in statistics. He’s also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) and a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE).